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Cathedral of San Jose

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Address: Carlos P. Garcia Avenue, Tagbilaran City, Philippines

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Big catholic cathedral. Nice wall and ceiling paintings.

Still under renovation at the time of my visit, but already beautiful. The wall and ceiling paintings are very well done.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Julio Areck C
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Guatemala City, Guatemala

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Still under renovation at the time of my visit, but already beautiful. The wall and ceiling paintings are very well done.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016

My first visit to Tagbilaran was in 1985 and I would say that it is still one of the best cities I've been the Philippines. The Cathedral, a very peaceful and quiet church right in front of the plaza is the first place I visit when I visit Bohol. But when I came back last November of this year 2016,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

Visited the St. Joseph Cathedral in Tagbilaran City. It has newly paint in the outside and wall painting inside. Very peaceful and quiet. Daily mass is available at 12 noon, except on Sundays as they have a different schedule on Sundays.

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

The Cathedral is stone throw away from Darunday Pensione where we stayed for 3 days. Where looking for Garden Cafe and found people and churchgoers agog in front of the plaza with loud hymnal sound hovering in the air. We thought there was special guests or a grand wedding going on. Boholans, as I seen several weddig stores, are fond... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

A striking thing about this place is that it isn't enclosed on all sides by glass or masonry. Still, even on an early July afternoon, it was breezy enough to stop a while without any need for air conditioning. As for things to see, it is an actual place of worship, so nothing too elaborate. But for a provincial cathedral,... More 

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Kawit, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

It is a grand cathedral which afforded me the opportunity to celebrate the Eucharist every day that I was in Tagbilaran City. They also have an Adoration Chapel where you can meditate and spend quite time with the Lord

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Iloilo City, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

The Cathedral houses various religious images that pilgrims can visit. The facade and walls are well preserved. The altars and retablo are also well-preserved. Restoration process was being done when we went there probably because of the 2013 earthquake. It is located at the city's center hence it is very accessible.

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Hilo, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

My sister in law who was a nun went inside to verify service time. We did not enter santuary we waitied in the taxi

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Visited this cathedral again & again !!!! The City's cathedral improved a lot every time i visit !!! There's a big parking space around the cathedral .Although , it needs good cleaning maintenance , I saw the seats were dusty filled in some areas . They need to improve the restrooms of this place for all parishioners & visitors .... More 

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Tagbilaran City, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2016

It is always highly recommended to visit a church or a cathedral in this case to seek guidance, protection and blessing from the LORD for the opportunity to travel, more so to visit the beautiful province of BOHOL.

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